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Selected Works



"It is our duty to find the symphonic formula which fits our time, one which progress, daring and modern victory demand? The century of airplanes has a right to its own music"

Key Works
1889 Petite suite (including 'En bateau')
1890 Suite bergamasque for piano (including 'Clair de lune')
  Rêverie, for piano
1893 String Quartet in G-Minor
1894 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune for orchestra
1899 Nocturnes for orchestra
1902 Opera,Pelléas et Mélisande
1903 Estampes ('Engravings'), for piano (including 'Jardins sous la pluie')
1905 Images, Book I for piano
  La mer ('The sea'), for orchestra
1907 Images, Book II for piano
1908 Children's Corner for piano (including 'Jimbo's Lullaby' and 'Golliwogg's Cake-walk')
1910 Préludes, Book I for piano (including 'Viole')
1912 Images for orchestra (including 'Gigue')
1913 Préludes, Book II for piano
  Ballet,Jeux
1915 12 Etudes ('Studies'), for piano
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